The Central Maryland GPAA was established in 2012 as an official chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America and is operated by Central Maryland Gold Prospectors, Inc., a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation.
The Central Maryland GPAA is dedicated to providing environmental education in the area of recreational gold prospecting and mineral collection by providing hands on activities, educational outings and exploratory hikes for the general public, youth groups and other organizations.
Join us on Saturday, January 14th at 10 am at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in DC.
Our mission is to educate, inform and inspire the general public about recreational gold prospecting and mineral collection in our area and around the globe.
Try your hand at Pan Pong, Speed Panning and other great games to win golden prizes!
Everyone attending a monthly meeting has the opportunity of leaving with a nice picker, including at the Holiday Party!
Our vision is to give prospectors, rockhounds and mineral enthusiasts a place to gather and share their experiences while educating others about the importance of mineral extraction and creating a public awareness of ethical prospecting and collection methods.
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Sign up to bring a dish and fill your gizzard at the Annual Holiday Potluck Dinner.
Join us on January 13th at 8 pm for Tales and Treasures from the Atocha Treasure Ship.